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Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. Digital and Multi-Media Intern in Springfield, Missouri

Discover a POWERful career at Associated Electric! Our organization offers challenging and rewarding work with career development and internal mobility opportunities - all within a family friendly and community centric culture. Our purpose is simple - to provide safe, reliable and affordable energy for our member-owners. At Associated Electric, one of the largest electric cooperatives in the nation, opportunities to gain valuable experience and contribute new ideas in an ever-changing industry are endless.

We are currently seeking a Digital and Multi-Media Intern at our Headquarters facility in Springfield, Missouri. This is a paid internship that offers full-time employment during summer 2022 with the opportunity to continue part-time during the fall. Normal working days are Monday through Friday. You could also potentially receive course credit while working at AECI! Contact your school’s career center for more information.

Qualified applicants must be currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in a marketing, digital media, or communications-related field and possess a strong interest in digital media, multi-media, social media, website content management and video production. Applicants should also be enrolled in school at the time of the internship. Applicants should be detail-oriented and show willingness to work in a team environment; be creative and have strong technical and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to write interesting content. Knowledge of website content management systems, social/digital media marketing and experience with the Adobe Creative Cloud software such as Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Spark is recommended.

The intern will write social media copy, research photos and design graphics to match the copy, place and monitor posts for engagements and provide insights from the posts; assist in the development of digital media topics, review blog information, research photos to match the topic while learning about insights and engagements. The intern will assist with creation and design of email marketing. In addition, the intern will assist with content editing, photo research and other items related to managing content on several web properties and may assist with script writing, graphic development and other pre-production aspects of video projects with a specific emphasis on social media video.

To apply for a position, please visit and complete your profile. You will be able to upload additional applicant documents (i.e. resume, cover letter) and apply for a position. Please upload your most recent transcript (unofficial copy is sufficient).

AECI is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment. Please contact us if you require assistance in filling out an application. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to an appointment.

Internal & External posting date: 8/31/2021

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Discover a POWERful opportunity at Associated Electric Cooperative.About 910,000 homes, farms and businesses count on their rural electric cooperatives to deliver electricity 24/7. And they do with power from Associated Electric, the wholesale power supplier to six regional generation and transmission cooperatives (G&Ts) that serve 51 local electric cooperatives in Missouri, southeast Iowa and northeast Oklahoma. Each employee at Associated Electric plays a part in providing economic and reliable power to member-owners. Associated employs about 700 people full time at one Arkansas and three Missouri locations, offering employment opportunities across a wide spectrum of technical, operational and professional disciplines. The cooperative is committed to employees and provides a competitive compensation and benefit package, as well as opportunities for personal and professional development. Associate Electric has many strengths: tremendous generation and transmission assets; a strong balance sheet; and a dedicated, talented workforce. If you are ready to work with a company whose financial position and credit ratings continue to be among the best in the country and in a work environment where leaders truly care about the well-being of the workforce, you have come to the right place.